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Update: Serious Injury Hit & Run Pedestrian-Involved Crash - Highway 395 in Hermiston
07/24/2012
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext 247
gregg.hastings@state.or.us

Oregon State Police (OSP) is asking for the public's help to locate and identify the driver and vehicle involved in Friday afternoon's serious injury pedestrian-involved crash in Hermiston. The ongoing investigation learned the suspect driver is described as a middle-age, white male adult. The pickup is believed to be an unknown make newer model white pickup.

Additionally, the seriously injured pedestrian said she remembers a woman repeatedly yelling "I saw everything", and this same person directed traffic at the scene for a short time. Investigators have not identified or spoke to this witness.

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On July 20, 2012 at approximately 1:30 p.m. LINDALEE LYNETTE LEROSSIGNOL, age 60, from Hermiston, was walking northbound on the west side of the 80900 block of Highway 395. As she began walking across a driveway entrance/exit for some area businesses, she was struck by an unidentified white full size pickup with white canopy. The pickup was last seen by witnesses driving away southbound on Highway 395.

LEROSSIGNOL was seriously injured and transported by ambulance to Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston before being transferred to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland. Her injuries are serious but non-life threatening.

Anyone with information to help identify the driver and locate the vehicle is asked to call Oregon State Police at (541) 922-5751. Lead investigator is Recruit Trooper Joseph Dezso.